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Asian Pacific Islander Student Association (CSUF)

2005 Calendar of Events

 
 
 
CSUF Asian American Month 2005
(April / May)

(unless otherwise noted, all events are free and open to the public)
 
For directions to and maps of CSU Fullerton, please click on the link below.

Sunday
Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
April 1
Saturday
April 2
Sunday
April 3
Monday
April 4
Tuesday
April 5
 
Trangdai Tranguyen, 
Fulbright scholar 
Wednesday
April 6
Thursday
April 7
 
Ghost in the Shell
and
Ghost in the Shell 2
Friday
April 8
 
Social Justice Student Summit
Saturday
April 9

ISA Thai Temple Event
 
 
TSA Intercollegiate Softball Tournament

Sunday
April 10
Monday
April 11
Tuesday
April 12
Wednesday
April 13
 
Quang Pham, author
Thursday
April 14
 
Craig Yahata, filmmaker

Friday
April 15

Saturday
April 16
 
Pilipino Graduation CARWASH Fundraiser
 
 
TSA Karaoke Contest
Sunday
April 17
Monday
April 18
Tuesday
April 19
 
Immigration: Is Lady Liberty's Lamp Still Lit?,
town hall dialogue
Wednesday
April 20
 
Kristina Wong, performance artist
 
Thursday
April 21
Friday
April 22
Saturday
April 23
Sunday
April 24
 
CSA New Year's Show
Monday
April 25
Tuesday
April 26
Wednesday
April 27
 
Trent Nguyen, Human Services Department
 
Internship &
Job Fair
Thursday
April 28
 
Rhianne Bergado, filmmaker
 
Black April Commemoration
Friday
April 29
Saturday
April 30
Sunday
May 1
 
PASA's Pilipino Cultural Night
Monday
May 2
Tuesday
May 3
Wednesday
May 4
 
Martial Arts Demo (evening)
 
Get Up [2] Get Down
Thursday
May 5
 
Darrell Hamamoto, Asian American Studies professor (UC Davis)
 
Get Up [2] Get Down
Friday
May 6
Saturday
May 7

For details on the events, please scroll down below.

April 5
Are there really Vietnamese in Sweden?
SPEAKER: Trangdai Tranguyen, Fulbright Fellowship scholar
(Tuesday, noon - 1 pm; Pollak Library-South, room 360)
 
Former APSA president Trangdai Tranguyen will speak on her Fulbright Fellowship and Dissertation Research on overseas Vietnamese in Europe, as well as discuss her tips on how you can become a Fulbrighter. [Sponsored by the College of Humanities & Social Sciences, the Department of History, the Asian American Studies Program, and the Center for Oral and Public History.]

April 7

Ghost In The Shell and Ghost In The Shell 2
film screening
(Thursday, 6pm and 9 pm, TSU Titan Theatre)
 
ASI Productions will be holding free showings of the popular anime classics Ghost in the Shell at 6 pm and Ghost in the Shell 2 at 9 pm this coming Thurs. night in the TSU Titan Theatre. The showings are open to the public and student body; popcorn will be provided at both showings. [Sponsored by ASI Productions.]

April 8

Social Justice Student Summit
(Friday, 8:45 am - 4 pm, Titan Student Union)
 
Join college students involved in community service, civic engagement, advocacy, justice and activism to share strategies, learn from community leaders and become empowered to increase active participation in America's democratic process. For additional information, please visit http://www.fullerton.edu/deanofstudents/volunteer/apathy.htm [Sponsored by the Volunteer and Service Center with support from the CSUF Mission & Goals Initiative, American Democracy Project, Division of Student Affairs, Dean of Students, Office of Student Life, Career Center, Center for Internships & Service-Learning and Corporation for National & Community Service under Learn & Serve.]

April 9

Thai Temple Event
(Saturday, off-campus--Wat Thai Temple)

Where: 8225 Coldwater Canyon Ave North Hollywood, CA 91605-1131.           
phone: 818 780 4200
Website:  www.watthaiusa.org
When: Saturday, April 9th, 2005.
Carpool: at the fountain in front of Langsdorf Hall at 10am.
Please bring cash. Also for those who will be carpooling, it would be nice to pay a courtesy to the driver.
(Organized by the International Student Association.)

 

 

Intercollegiate Softball Tournament
(Saturday, 8:30 am - 5:30 pm; off-campus--Yorba Regional Park)
 
For more information, please visit http://groups.msn.com/CSUF-TSA [Sponsored by the Taiwanese Student Association.]

April 13

A Sense of Duty: My Father, My American Journey
SPEAKER: Quang Pham, author
(Wednesday, 3:15 - 4:30 pm, George S. Golleher Alumni House)
 

The Office of Public Affairs and Government Relations is hosting a public lecture and booksigning in the George Golleher House on Wednesday, April 13, featuring author Quang Pham. He has written “SENSE OF DUTY: MY FATHER, MY AMERICAN JOURNEY.” This memoir looks back 30 years after the fall of Saigon, a former refugee (and Marine pilot) traces his journey from Vietnam and reunion with his imprisoned father. <www.asenseofduty.com>

 

Cal State Fullerton is Mr. Pham’s first stop of a 20 city book tour. The start time is 3:15 p.m. for the public lecture. By invitation only reception at 4:30 p.m. (Also in the Golleher House) [Sponsored by the Office of Public Affairs and Government Relations.]

April 14

A Tradition of Honor
SPEAKER: Craig Yahata, documentary filmmaker
(Thursday, 3-5 pm, the Mackey Auditorium of the Ruby Gerontology Center)
 
Documentary filmmaker Yahata will screen and discuss A Tradition of Honor, a film about Japanese American soldiers that served in the U.S. military during World War II. [Sponsored by the Asian Pacific Student Association, the Asian American Studies Program, and the H&SS Inter Club Council.]
 

April 16

Pilipino Graduation CARWASH Fundraiser
(Saturday, 10 am - 2 pm, off-campus--Del Taco, corner of Placentia & Yorba Linda)
 
[Sponsored by the Pilipino Graduation Committee & the Pilipino American Student Association.]

Karaoke Contest
(Saturday, 12:30 - 5:30 pm, TSU Theatre)
 
[Sponsored by the Taiwanese Student Association.]

April 19

Immigration: Is Lady Liberty's Lamp Still Lit?
TOWN HALL
(Tuesday, 7:30 pm, Titan Student Union--Portola Pavilion)
 
A discussion on immigration from economic, human rights and national security perspectives is the focus of the fourth town hall in the Issues that Divide series. For more information, please visit http://www.fullerton.edu/townhall/
[Sponsored by the Center for Community Dialogue and Center for Public Policy.]
 

April 20

Kristina Wong, performance artist & creator of the infamous Big Bad Chinese Mama website
(Wednesday, 10 am - noon, Titan Student Union Theatre)
 
[Sponsored by the Asian American Studies Program.]
 

April 24
 
CSA New Year's Show
(Sunday, noon - 12:30 am, TSU Pavillion-AB)
 
[Sponsored by the Cambodian Student Association.]

April 27

Ethnicity & Domestic Violence: Vietnamese Men, Battering and Alcoholism
SPEAKER: Trent Nguyen, Ph.D., Human Services Department
(Wednesday, 12 - 1 pm, UH 205)
 
Dr. Nguyen will discuss his research study of 200 Vietnamese men and the correlation between incidents of battering and alcohol consumption. [Sponsored by the CSUF Women's Center.]

April 28

Rhianne Bergado, filmmaker
(Thursday, 4 - 5:15 pm, Humanities-521)
 
Spoken word champ / deejay / singer / filmmaker Bergado will be screening and discussing her recently completed short film Suspension.
 
Film Synopsis:  Bergamonte High School is a quiet place, filled with bustling students, neatly kept uniforms, and bake sales. Natalie Cordia is about to change all that. Class President Kara LeBlanc is in an uproar over the new batch of students from the wrong side of the tracks.  Natalie can't help but feel different, she defies Kara by befriending the class outcast, and refusing to conform to the uniform code.   Natalie makes powerful allies that protect her, but can they protect her from her greatest enemy? Natalie struggles to accept her identity as a teenager, but matters get worse.  Natalie will have to accept herself and face Kara's evil plans.
 
[Sponsored by the Asian Pacific Student Association and the Asian American Studies Program.]
 
 
Black April Commemoration
(Thursday, 4 - 9 pm, TSU Pavilion-C)
 
[Sponsored by the Vietnamese Catholic Student Association.]

May 1

Pilipino Culture Night
 
For more information, please visit http://www.csufpasa.com/pcn/ [Sponsored by the CSUF Pilipino American Student Association.]
 

May 4

Get Up [2] Get Down (Day One: Pre-Jam)
(Wednesday, noon - 1 pm, Titan Quad)
 
Featuring a Performance By: Soul Rock Affiliates + DJ Mark Luv (Universal Zulu Nation / Stacks Vinyl) [Sponsored by CSUF Hip Hop Congress.]
 
 
Martial Arts Demo
(Wednesday, 7-8:30 pm, Titan Student Union Theatre)
 
Evening performances. (Confirmed guests: Taiko Center of Los Angeles, CSUF Tae Kwon Do) [Sponsored by the Asian Pacific Student Association and the Asian American Studies Program.]

May 5 

Yellocaust: A Patriot Act

SPEAKER: Darrell Hamamoto, UC Davis
(Thursday, 1 - 3 pm; the Mackey Auditorium of the Ruby Gerontology Center)  

 

UC Davis Asian American Studies professor Hamamoto will discuss representations of Asian Pacific American sexuality and screen his controversial film Yellocaust: A Patriot Act. [Sponsored by the Asian Pacific Student Association, the Asian American Studies Program, and the Association for Inter-Cultural Awareness.]

 

 

Get Up [2] Get Down (Day Two: The Jam)
(Thursday, 9 pm - midnight, Titan Student Union Pub)
 
Featuring a Performance By: Longevity Crew. 
w/ deejays + bboys + open mic + cyphers + vendors + more [Sponsored by CSUF Hip Hop Congress.]

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Sponsors of Asian Pacific Heritage Month include Akido Club, Asian American Christian Fellowship, Asian American Studies, College of Humanities and Social Sciences, Asian Faculty and Staff Association, Asian Pacific Student Association, Association for Inter-Cultural Awareness, Associated Students Inc., Cambodian Student Association, Center for Oral and Public History, Chinese Student Association, Comparative Religion Department, Comparative Religion Student Association, English, Comparative Literature and Linguistics Department, History Department, History Alumni Association, Intercultural Development Center, Japanese Student Association, Korea Campus Crusade for Christ, Kung Fu Club, Lesbian Gay Bisexual Alliance, Links Mentor Program, Multicultural Leadership Center, Multicultural Mentor Project, Pakistani Student Association, Pilipino American Student Association, Tae Kwon Do Club, Taiwanese Student Association, Thai-American Student Association, Theta Delta Beta Fraternity, University Honors and Scholars, Vietnamese Catholic Student Association, Vietnamese Student Association, Womens Center and Wushu Team.